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chironomid

(kī-rŏn′ə-mĭd)
n.
See midge.
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In our study larger numbers (>10) of zebra mussels, Asian clams, water mites, seed shrimp, snails (Table 3), and chironomids (Table 4) were ingested by individual black carp.
trichophyllum (%IP = 6.0 [+ or -] 2.1) and aquatic invertebrates (mainly chironomids and Simocephalus sp.; %IP = 1.8 [+ or -] 1.4) recedent (Table 1).
Chironomids from the Finse area, Norway, with special reference to their distribution in a glacier brook.
Typically, chironomids are neglected in biological monitoring of estuarine and coastal ecosystems (ECEs) since species have been reported to typically prefer low salinities and are generally considered freshwater organisms (Pinder, 1986; Williams, 1998).
We hypothesized that the relatively short growing season and shallow depth of Niven Lake were important in determining the response of diatoms and chironomids to eutrophication and that the compounding effects of mining pollution and recent warming may result in a unique response not often recorded elsewhere in studies of Arctic eutrophication.
The duration of the movement tracks was set to 10 minutes, which was properly enough to show response effects based upon the movement behaviors of other species such as fruit flies [16] and chironomids [17].
The most important prey for all size classes of fish in both shoreline and benthic, main-channel habitats were chironomid larvae and pupae, which is consistent with the finding of Gray and Dauble (1979).
Effects of damming a large lowland river on chironomids and fish assessed with the (multiplicative partitioning of) true/hill biodiversity measure.
Bob Wolfe will deliver an updated presentation on fly fishing with chironomids during the Thursday meeting of the Cascade Family Flyfishers at Wesley United Methodist Church, on the corner of Oakway and Cal Young roads.